Known for his amazing rapping skills, the hip-hop artist is one of the shining stars of the United States of America. Lil Tecca is probably one of the multi-talented stars of this generation. Known for his amazing singing, songwriting, and rapping skills, this 17-year-old is the buzz of the town.
With the release of the ‘Ransom,’ this guy has gained some massive popularity all over the Internet. Overall 400 Million plays have been recorded so far on Spotify, and he stands at fourth position on the Billboard Hot 100.
Born as Tyler-Justin Anthony Sharpe on August 26th, 2002, in New York City, Tecca is one of the best rappers from America. Although he has spent quite a bit of time in Springfield Gardens, he then moved to Lawrence Area situated in the Long Island. He comes with Jamaican roots, and both his parents are from Jamaica. Tecca always wanted to be part of the NBA until, at the age of 12, he realized his undying passion for Music. His complete attention got diverted towards Music when he reached 12.
He had started rapping at the age of 9, and he was already making some noise on the Internet. He used his mic on Xbox and started to rap along with his few friends. He and his friends made diss tracks, and a few them even went on SoundCloud.
When he was studying school, his passion for basketball eventually took a backseat, and he started pursuing his career in Music. In an interview with the YouTube channel Cuffboys, Tecca revealed as to how he got his new name ‘Lil Tecca.’ One of his connections called Tecca on Instagram called him Lil Tecca, and that’s how he is now known dearly to everyone that loves rapping.
His first track called ‘tectri’ got some huge popularity in the year 2017. Teccaand his friend released Lil Gummybear. There was quite a huge response towards it.
Later, Tecca started releasing his Music individually, and that’s when Ransom happened. With this, his career took a different dimension altogether. There were about 100 million whopping views on YouTube alone. Later, in the year 2019, he released ‘We Love you Tecca,’ a mixed tape, and that again became extremely popular. With this, Tecca, at the age of 17, is able to have a net worth of $3 million.
Teccas’s only source of income is Music, and just with that, he has been able to make a net worth of $3 million. As he grows up, it looks like he is going to steal the shows from several and would probably be the highest-paid rapper from the United States of America.
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He has only released three songs so far, and they are:
- My Time (Song, 2018)
- Ransom (Song, 2019)
- We Love You Tecca (Mixtape, 2019)
With just three songs, Tecca stands as very inspiring personalities to several other rappers and youngsters, isn’t it?